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of business. it's happening in menlo park. we have a crew on the way. >>> now, to california's controversial contribution to the fight against climate change. businesses that can't meet the state's new cap on pollution can trade with those that can. the goal is to reduce global warming but the cap and trade program could translate big money to cash strapped california. nannette miranda has more from sacramento. >> reporter: in an e-mail like auction, california took bids for credits for industrial facilities like oil refineries. under the legislation, the credits from the cap and trade program allow businesses to emit a certain amount of greenhouse gases. it starts at $10 per metric ton. new approach aims to stabilize if not reduce the effects of global warming. >> we think today salmon utility al step forward for california and really a beacon of hope for the rest of the nation. >> the number of pollution credits could get more expensive as allowances become scarce. the goal is to have the same level of greenhouse gases at 2020. companies are forced to buy more credits. either way it costs
-day activity in california. who is contributing to a huge infusion of cash, into the political committee opposing governor brown's proposition 30? this is even after state campaign finance regulators revealed the major source of funding for that tax measure, designed to help the schools. nanet miranda is in sacramento with the story. >> reporter: after a legal battle that almost ended up at the u.s. supreme court, the arizona-based americans for responsible leadership finally revealed who gave them that mystery their 11 million campaign contribution. >> they disclosed, an intermediary, the largest instance of money laundering in california history. >> reporter: in a letter, the money came from americans for job security, which funneled it to yet another nonprofit, center to protect patient right, before sending it to arl, arl sent it to the small business action committee pac in california, to use against governor brown's tax measure for schools, proposition 30, to win approval for proposition 32, which aims to curtail labor unions' political power. one of the groups is tied to david and
drunk drivers out there on california roads. fichlt it's becoming a bigger problem than it ever had been before. >> it's been suspected for awhile but never quantified just for california until now. new office of traffic safety survey of nip city during friday and saturday night recently concluded more californians are driving unthe influence of drugs than alcoho alcohol. more than double at 14 percent. >> nearly half had marijuana. that was the drug. sometimes it was marijuana plus other drugs or marijuana plus alcoho alcohol. >>reporter: beside illegal drugs the study also found people had prescription and over the counter drugs which can impair driving. the sleep aid linked to some hige accident, ambien. >> he hit it twice pursuing him right now. >>reporter: lo level of the drug found in the bloodstream of former u.s. commerce secretary after string of collision ins southern california this summer. few week later kerry kennedy daughter of robert f crashed north of new york city with generic forum byen in her bloo blood. the report conclusion that drug driving probably happens
seat. >> a southern california woman is in custody after police say she hit a pedestrian and then drove with him on her hood for two miles. other motorists tried to stop the woman. the man died. the woman said she panicked. she is being charged for drunk driving and manslaughter. >> early morning weather is being blamed for a car crash. roads were slick and roads were heavy. cruiser slammed in the corner. the officer was injured but is expected to be okay. >> investigators admit they overlooked 200 searches on on casey anthony. anthony was acquitted of the murder of the two-year-old. this weekend the orange county sheriff's department said they only checked the search history for internet explorer. they did not check fire fox. they admitted the day the daughter died someone searched for foolproof suffocation methods on fire fox. >> they could take on same-sex marriage case. they will sift through appeals on prop 8 decision. it found the ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. prop 8 supporters asked the supreme court to rule on the appeal. this friday they will decide if there is
of tracking down osama bin laden. that's on bin laden. that's on "nightline". for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. >> federal authorities have shut down a company that produces trader joe organic peanut butter. fda found salmonella contamination at the new mexico processing facility. there are other grocers since september the fda says at least 41 people in 20 states mostly children became ill after eating some of the products. they have to prove the facility are salmonella free before they can reopen and redistribute. >>> new at 11:00 small protest broke out at the tree lighting ceremony in san francisco castro district tonight. family surrounded the corner at 18 and castr
. >> my first thought was we are in california. i haven't seen carbon monoxide poisoning since i was medical student in chicago. >>reporter: the test showed the carbon monoxide in the patient system was abnormally high but just about the amount of a heavy smoker. then his wife said he didn't smoke. he believes the c o readings were a result of the good work by the paramedic. >> the fire department supplying oxygen to the patient so quickly and in such a high flow i think that's why the level was lower. >>reporter: after consulting with paramedic firefighters decided to go back to the hotel and test the ground for carbon monoxide. they isolated the c o in the hotel guest were evacuated. potentially bigger disaster was prevented. >> we are kind of like detectives. kind of like a real live quote episode of house or something. >>reporter: but neither doctor say they think of themselves as heroes. >> i'm just a small piece of big puzzle but glad that the diagnosis i made led to the safety of a lot of other people that potentially could have been seriously injured. >>reporter:
. >> dan: before we go any further the california emergency management agency says this kind of weather is a good reminder for all of us to make sure we are ready for any kind of natural hazard. we are encouraged to have emergency kits stocked with battery operated radios and flashlights. a three-day supply of food and water for every member of the family. a manual can opener. electric one won't work obviously in a power outage. and developing an emergency plan for your family are posted at abc7news.com. >>> more than six hours since two cars fell off a flatbed truck in front of oncoming traffic at highway 880 at marina and two lanes are still closed. this some in san leandro. the marina overpass is also shut down. these cars that fell onto the roadway were crushed cars on their way to be recycled and reclaimed. the highway patrol is inspecting the area. earlier it was backed up for miles and miles. >>> an animal control officer has been shot and killed near sacramento and right now police are still surrounding the gunman's house. it's happening in the town of gulf. the unarmed animal c
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